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Court Takes Final Decision On PDP Primaries, Reveals Gov. Obaseki’s Fate today



Court takes final decision on Obaseki

According to the court reports as reported by the Channels TV, an Edo State High Court of Justice sitting in Ekpoma, gave the restriction against Gov. Godwin Obaseki.

The court has restricted, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and others, from removing, excluding, preventing any of the aspirants who have been cleared by the party from contesting in the governorship primary.

It would be recalled that the PDP primaries for Governorship flag bearer of the Party is slated for today Thursday, June 24.

Meanwhile, Governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki had been restrained from participating in the PDP primary election.

This restriction was declared by the Federal High court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

One of the party’s aspirants, Omoregir Ogbeide-Ihiama, had approached the court, asking the court to stopped Gov. Godwin Obaseki from participating in the primaries.

It is on record that the embattled governor just joined the PDP from the All Progressives Congress, APC, after fighting the endless war with the god-father and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomohle.

However, Mr. Omoregir Ogbeide-Ihama argued that since Obaseki was not part of the candidates screened by the PDP National Working Committee, NWC initially before the date on the timetable lapsed, he should not be allowed to participate in the primaries.

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